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16/11/2020
ECB announces independent review of payments system outage
04/11/2020
Fabio Panetta: The two sides of the (stable)coin
Speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Il Salone dei Pagamenti 2020
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02/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: We must be prepared to issue a digital euro
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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We should be ready to issue a digital euro if and when it is necessary, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. The euro is a currency that Europeans trust. We need to make sure that it is fit for the future.

10/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Payments in a digital world
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank online conference on banking and payments in the digital world
31/08/2020
Isabel Schnabel: Interview with Reuters
Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Balazs Koranyi and Frank Siebelt on 28 August 2020 and published on 31 August 2020
02/07/2020
ECB welcomes initiative to launch new European payment solution
11/05/2020
Yves Mersch: An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Consensus 2020 virtual conference, 11 May 2020
28/04/2020
Fabio Panetta: Beyond monetary policy – protecting the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus crisis
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

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The ECB is working to protect the continuity and safety of payments during the coronavirus pandemic, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta in The ECB Blog. Europeans can trust in our commitment to support them throughout this crisis.

27/02/2020
Fabio Panetta: Protecting the European financial sector: the Cyber Information and Intelligence Sharing Initiative
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the fourth meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures
13/12/2019
Luis de Guindos: Financial innovation for inclusive growth: a European approach
Speech by Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, at the conference Financial Integration and Inclusive Development – A View from the Mediterranean Countries, jointly organised by Banco de España, OECD and European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
02/12/2019
Christine Lagarde: Hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament
Introductory statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the ECON committee of the European Parliament
26/11/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Towards the retail payments of tomorrow: a European strategy
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Joint Conference of the ECB and the National Bank of Belgium on “Crossing the chasm to the retail payments of tomorrow”
30/10/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: A Call for Europe
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at lecture series “Mein Europa”, Heinrich-Heine University
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25/09/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Introductory remarks
Hearing of Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, organised by the Committee on the Digital Agenda on the topic of “Digital currencies, focusing on Libra”, Deutscher Bundestag
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17/09/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Digital challenges to the international monetary and financial system
Panel remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Banque centrale du Luxembourg-Toulouse School of Economics conference on “The Future of the International Monetary System”
14/06/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: Transformation of the retail and wholesale payments landscape in Europe
Speech by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the European Association of Co-operative Banks, Berlin, 14 June 2019
27/05/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Payments for the people
Introductory remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Chair of the CPMI, at the ‘High-level meeting on financial inclusion’, Basel, 27 May 2019
06/05/2019
Sabine Lautenschläger: A future-oriented approach to pan-European innovative retail payment solutions
Welcome address by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the ECB conference “An innovative single market for the euro”, Frankfurt am Main, 6 May 2019
26/02/2019
Yves Mersch: Lending and payment systems in upheaval: the fintech challenge
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 3rd annual Conference on Fintech and Digital Innovation, 26 February 2019, Brussels
07/02/2019
Yves Mersch: Promoting innovation and integration in retail payments to achieve tangible benefits for people and businesses
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the American European Community Association, Brussels, 7 February 2019
31/01/2019
Yves Mersch: The possible triangle: frictionless movement of payments, securities and collateral across Europe
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the International Capital Markets Association’s European Repo and Collateral Council, Luxembourg, 31 January 2019
31/01/2019
Benoît Cœuré: Fintech for the people
Keynote speech by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the CPMI and Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 14th BCBS-FSI high-level meeting for Africa on strengthening financial sector supervision and current regulatory priorities, Cape Town, 31 January 2019
15/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The new frontier of payments and market infrastructure: on cryptos, cyber and CCPs
Welcome remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements and Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Economics of Payments IX conference, Basel, 15 November 2018
26/07/2018
Mario Draghi, Luis de Guindos: Introductory statement to the press conference (with Q&A)
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 26 July 2018
26/06/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The future of financial market infrastructures: spearheading progress without renouncing safety
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Central Bank Payments Conference, Singapore, 26 June 2018
29/05/2018
Yves Mersch: Euro Clearing – the open race
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Frankfurt Finance Summit, Frankfurt, 29 May 2018
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27/02/2018
Yves Mersch: Innovation and digitalisation in payment services
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Second Annual Conference on “Fintech and Digital Innovation: Regulation at the European level and beyond”, Brussels, 27 February 2018